Street Department

Street Department functions including those of Streets, Refuse, Traffic and Towing divisions as well as permits issued by the Director's office.

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Director Stephen J. Runde, P.E.

Director of Streets
1900 Hampton
St. Louis, MO 63139


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Blocking Right of Way Permits
Blocking Right of Way Permits are required for any activity that will block any portion of the public right of way (i.e.: street or sidewalk)

Bulky Pick-up and B.O.A.T (Batteries-Oil-Appliances-Tires) Items Disposal
Instructions and services for pick up and collections for large/bulky Items, batteries, appliances, oil Appliances, tires

Check Status of Street Permit Application
Once your status indicates "Approved, pending payment". Please bring payment (check, cash or money order) to 1900 Hampton, 63139.

Resident Dumping
City Residents dumping guidelines; dumping locations; hours and what the City will accept - Refuse-Bulk-Yard Waste and will not accept.

Street Permit Application
Apply for Street permits such as blockings, excavations, sidewalks, driveways, or overdimensional vehicle transports.

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Permits and Inspections
Apply for a street permit on-line or check the status of a street permit application.

Refuse Division
The Refuse Division is responsible for collection and disposal of residential waste and also coordinates efforts to reduce the amount of waste going to landfills, such as recycling, composting, and waste reduction.

Streets and Traffic Divisions
Information on reporting street lighting, street signs, and traffic signals.

Towing Division
The City of St. Louis Towing Division's goal is to improve the safety of the City's streets by removing vehicles that are illegally parked, abandoned, or that are impeding the flow of traffic

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Or call 314.622.4800

Report an Issue

If you see a condition you feel needs to be checked out by one of our crews,  please submit your request by selecting the appropriate category from the Request a City Service box below.


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Detours in Place

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Contact Information

Phone: (314) 647-3111
Fax: (314) 768-2888

Monday thru Friday, 8:00 - 4:30

1900 Hampton
St. Louis, Missouri 63139

Turn East at the signal immediately North of I-44. Follow the road through 1900 Hampton gate at the bottom of the hill. Turn left at the flag pole, follow the signs to Street Dept - Permit Office.

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